Monthly Archives: July 2012

Keep the Events Moving & On Time – Suggestion

Keep the events and party moving at a nice pace. While we don’t suggest a rush of the events, it is highly advisable to start the dancing promptly after dinner and/or the cutting of the cake. Remember your guests do … Continue reading

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Donna & Mike Wed

Michael & Donna (Manecke) Evans made it official at Park Place (www.crystallakeparks.org/parks-facilities/Park-Place/general.htm) in Crystal Lake with both an outdoor ceremony & reception which followed on July 23. It was their wish to have a low key warm welcome. They choose … Continue reading

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Just a Great Reception for Jim & Melissa

Things could not have been better on July 16th at Bartlett Hills Golf Club (www.bartletthills.com/weddingsnbanquets) for the guests of Jim & Melissa (Whyte) Normoyle. Yes, the floor was solid all night long. Amazing what happens when you combine fun guests … Continue reading

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Rick & Jeanne plus Kids & Coke

We love doing theme weddings. “Coke” (Diet Coke) was the official soft drink of the Rick & Jeanne (Lightfoot) Bartells ceremony & reception on July 10th at Grazie! In customizing their reception they made sure that they included the many … Continue reading

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Seating of Guests – Suggestion

Over the years we have gleaned some practical ideas on musical performance which we would like to share with you which will help create a great reception. Our first suggestion is; don’t put the older guests next to the dance … Continue reading

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Josh & Amanda have Fun with Friends

Josh & Amanda (Schmidt) Longtin had both their ceremony & reception at the Garden Terrace (www.gardenterracebanquets.com) in Elk Grove on July the 14th. The ceremony was held outside with cocktail, dinner & dance inside. Their 1st dance they had Joe … Continue reading

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Patrick & Mary Unite in Hawaiian Style

It was if Hawaii and all it’s trimmings had been transported to the Glendale Lakes Golf Club (www.glendalelakes.com) on July 8th when Patrick & Mary (McFarland) Furumoto got married. The ceremony included a Horn Blast, Hawaiian Circle of Flowers and … Continue reading

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Caitlin & Valery with a French Touch

With a bit of an international flavor to their reception on July the 2nd, Valery & Caitlin (Kendrigan) Nadjibe celebrated with their family & friends at the Metropolis Ballroom (metropolisballroom.com) in Arlington Heights. The cocktail & dinner segments were filled … Continue reading

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Packed Dance Floor All Night Long

The one thing you notice when looking at the photos of Nick & Alison (Heinz) Strom’s reception on July 14th at the classic Park Ridge Country Club (www.parkridgecc.org/Home.aspx) is that the dance floor was constantly filled throughout the entire evening. … Continue reading

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Christine & Chris Share the Moment with Friends

With much class and a touch of Tahiti, friends and relatives of Chris & Christine (Becker) Reynolds helped make their wedding reception special at the Rockford Country Club (www.rockfordcountryclub.com) on July 7. Cocktails featured a combination of our instrumental piano … Continue reading

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